Place:Salterforth, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameSalterforth
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates53.905°N 2.17°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Lancashire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoSkipton Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Pendle District, Lancashire, Englandmunicipal district of which it has been a part since 1974
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Salterforth is a village and civil parish within the Borough of Pendle in Lancashire, England. It lies on the B6383 road that connects Barnoldswick to the A56 road at Kelbrook. The Leeds and Liverpool Canal cuts through the village and there are several narrowboat moorings at Salterforth. The canal footpath provides a picturesque walk to Barnoldswick or to Foulridge in the opposite direction.

Historically a part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, Salterforth used to be within Skipton Rural District until 1974. Some of the local area is referred to as West Craven alluding to Salterforth's cultural links to the Craven area of North Yorkshire.

Other local towns and villages are; Barnoldswick - north west, Kelbrook - east, Earby - north east, Thornton in Craven north east, Foulridge - south and Colne south.

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